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Custom #104 - 5.5" Maple Burl Bowl

$1,000.00

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This decorative bowl was hand turned out of a magnificent piece of Hard Maple Burl from the North Eastern United States.  Multiple bark-inclusions and voids appear alongside stunning grain activity.  Perfectly suited to any luxury home or office, this eye catching, one of a kind bowl combines perfect form with nature's incredible beauty.

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Vendor: John Ezra SKU: JED-BC104

This decorative bowl was hand turned out of a magnificent piece of Hard Maple Burl from the North Eastern United States.  Multiple bark-inclusions and voids appear alongside stunning grain activity.  Perfectly suited to any luxury home or office, this eye catching, one of a kind bowl combines perfect form with nature's incredible beauty.

Material Hard Maple Burl
Scientific Name Acer Saccharum
Place of Origin New York, United States
Dimensions 5.5" x 5.5" x 5"
Wall Thickness 3/8"
Weight 1lb

Most Desired Figured Woods

Hard Maple Burl is one of our most desired figured woods, valued by woodworkers and art conneseurs across the country for its rarity, unique beauty, and variety of figure.  As you may know, a burl is created when a tree grows in an unusual way to compensate for stress, injury, insects, fungus, or viruses.  This rapid and uncontrolled growth leads to mesmerizing grain patterns alongside beautiful figure.  Hard Maple Burl is prized for its bud-like pins, scalloped edges, and gorgeous textures.

King of the Acer Genus

In tree form, Hard Maple is usually referred to as Sugar Maple, and is the tree most often tapped for maple syrup. Sugar Maple’s leaves are the shape that most people associate with maple leaves; they typically have either 5 or 7 lobes, with vivid autumn coloring ranging from yellow to purplish red.  Hard Maple ought to be considered the king of the Acer genus. Its wood is stronger, stiffer, harder, and denser than any other species of North American Maple.

This piece was finished with a mix of Polymerized Linseed and Oil and BeesWax, to keep it looking its best, please avoid:

  • Soaking in Water
  • Exposure to Extreme Heat or Cold
  • The Dishwasher